Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Source
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 67 71
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4 +20
Permanent jobs citing Open Source 81 139 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.09% 4.40% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 4.65% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 72 132 63
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £42,995 £29,350 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £73,600
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,340 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.68% +5.26% +11.76%

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,844 2,987 2,105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.04% 94.65% 91.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,412 2,251 1,741
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.27%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Cambridge

Open Source
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Open Source in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Open Source in Cambridge

Open Source
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Cambridge over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Open Source in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 49 (60.49%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (49.38%) Python
3 37 (45.68%) Test Automation
4 36 (44.44%) Linux
5 28 (34.57%) JavaScript
6 24 (29.63%) C#
7 22 (27.16%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (27.16%) Scrum
7 22 (27.16%) Git (software)
8 21 (25.93%) Mentoring
8 21 (25.93%) Software Engineering
9 19 (23.46%) Logistics
9 19 (23.46%) C++
9 19 (23.46%) Java
10 17 (20.99%) GitHub
10 17 (20.99%) OpenStack
11 15 (18.52%) User Experience
11 15 (18.52%) Ruby
11 15 (18.52%) Computer Science
12 14 (17.28%) Ubuntu
12 14 (17.28%) TDD
13 12 (14.81%) CSS
13 12 (14.81%) Private Cloud
13 12 (14.81%) Coaching
13 12 (14.81%) Node.js
13 12 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (13.58%) MySQL
14 11 (13.58%) Informatics
15 10 (12.35%) Degree
15 10 (12.35%) Games

Open Source
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (20.99%) OpenStack
2 5 (6.17%) Apache
3 4 (4.94%) WordPress
4 2 (2.47%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.47%) Drupal
5 1 (1.23%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Odoo
2 1 (1.23%) CiviCRM
2 1 (1.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.99%) GitHub
2 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) IPv4
1 4 (4.94%) IPv6
2 2 (2.47%) HTTP
2 2 (2.47%) Wireless
3 1 (1.23%) Intranet
3 1 (1.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.16%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (13.58%) MySQL
3 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 8 (9.88%) NoSQL
5 7 (8.64%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.17%) Big Data
6 5 (6.17%) Hadoop
6 5 (6.17%) MariaDB
7 4 (4.94%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (4.94%) InterBase
7 4 (4.94%) SAP HANA
8 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.47%) Power BI
8 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.23%) Amazon QuickSight
9 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.23%) Data Lake
9 1 (1.23%) HBase
9 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (27.16%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.11%) Selenium
3 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.64%) TeamCity
5 6 (7.41%) NCrunch
5 6 (7.41%) ReSharper
5 6 (7.41%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.23%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.23%) GitLab
7 1 (1.23%) Gradle
7 1 (1.23%) Hudson
7 1 (1.23%) JIRA
7 1 (1.23%) JUnit
7 1 (1.23%) Maven
7 1 (1.23%) QUnit
7 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
1 10 (12.35%) Games
1 10 (12.35%) Law
2 9 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (45.68%) Developer
2 15 (18.52%) Software Engineer
3 12 (14.81%) Python Developer
4 11 (13.58%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Backend Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (9.88%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Software Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Python Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) C# Software Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Senior Manager
8 6 (7.41%) Senior Web Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Software Manager
8 6 (7.41%) Web Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Principal Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Principal Software Developer
9 5 (6.17%) QA Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) QA Leader
9 5 (6.17%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) CSS
1 12 (14.81%) Node.js
2 10 (12.35%) HTML
2 10 (12.35%) Web Services
3 9 (11.11%) CSS3
3 9 (11.11%) Django
3 9 (11.11%) HTML5
3 9 (11.11%) RESTful
4 8 (9.88%) Flask
4 8 (9.88%) jQuery
4 8 (9.88%) REST
4 8 (9.88%) Twisted
4 8 (9.88%) Underscore.js
5 7 (8.64%) pytest
6 6 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (6.17%) SOAP
7 5 (6.17%) WCF
8 3 (3.70%) Kafka
8 3 (3.70%) LAMP
8 3 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) User Experience
2 12 (14.81%) Private Cloud
3 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.47%) Smart Home
6 1 (1.23%) 3D Printing
6 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (44.44%) Linux
2 14 (17.28%) Ubuntu
3 10 (12.35%) Android
4 8 (9.88%) Unix
5 4 (4.94%) CentOS
5 4 (4.94%) Fedora
6 2 (2.47%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (60.49%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (45.68%) Test Automation
3 22 (27.16%) Scrum
4 21 (25.93%) Mentoring
4 21 (25.93%) Software Engineering
5 19 (23.46%) Logistics
6 15 (18.52%) Computer Science
7 14 (17.28%) TDD
8 12 (14.81%) Coaching
8 12 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (13.58%) Informatics
10 10 (12.35%) Migration
11 9 (11.11%) BDD
11 9 (11.11%) CRM
11 9 (11.11%) Open Source Development
12 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (9.88%) Data Migration
12 8 (9.88%) ERP
12 8 (9.88%) Front End Development
12 8 (9.88%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 40 (49.38%) Python
2 28 (34.57%) JavaScript
3 24 (29.63%) C#
4 19 (23.46%) C++
4 19 (23.46%) Java
5 15 (18.52%) Ruby
6 9 (11.11%) C
7 7 (8.64%) SQL
8 5 (6.17%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.94%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.47%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.47%) Perl
10 2 (2.47%) PHP
11 1 (1.23%) ES7
11 1 (1.23%) ES8
11 1 (1.23%) R
11 1 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.23%) HDFS
2 1 (1.23%) KVM
2 1 (1.23%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) Ansible
1 7 (8.64%) Terraform
2 6 (7.41%) Packer
3 4 (4.94%) HAProxy
3 4 (4.94%) Icinga
3 4 (4.94%) Puppet
4 2 (2.47%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle
2 4 (4.94%) SAP
3 1 (1.23%) Cognos
3 1 (1.23%) Tableau
3 1 (1.23%) WorldPay